| May 12, 2014
| 6:45 AM
Eminem joined in the Mother's Day festivities over the weekend with the release of a music video for his song "Headlights."
The track, from last year's "The Marshall Mathers LP 2," chronicles the rapper's troubled relationship with his mother, Debbie...
| May 28, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Apple has sealed a $3 billion deal to acquire the Beats Music streaming service and Beats Electronics audio gear business founded by Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre.
The deal marks the largest acquisition in Apple's history. As part of the deal, Iovine and Dr....
| Apr 22, 2014
| 9:01 PM
Saint Millie is screwed.
OK, maybe that’s pushing it. But it only sort of matters that the 22-year-old Oak Park native (born Milton McKinney) is talented and professional and honest in interviews; that he’s personable in ways that rappers...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Avenged Sevenfold: We fear that Hard Rock Live (1 Seminole Way, Hollywood) may not be big enough to contain the soaring black howl heard on the SoCal rockers' most recent release, "Hail to the King," which was produced by versatile Mike Elizondo (Dr. Dre,...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The first-ever iHeart Radio Music Awards kicked off live on NBC at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. The show aired over 150 iHeart radio stations across the country, and 60 million votes have been cast for several categories of this awards show....
| May 14, 2014
| 10:00 PM
“Why, Lolla, why?!”
That’s the annual cry of frustrated concertgoers upon seeing the Lollapalooza schedule and all the good-bands-at-the-same-time conflicts that come along with it. Lolla 2014 is no different, so with Thursday’s...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Beyonce and Jay Z surprised festival-goers at Coachella last weekend with a few unannounced appearances. But music’s most famous couple have a bigger trick up their sleeves: a summer stadium run.
The married superstars will launch their first...
| May 15, 2014
| 10:01 AM
Lollapalooza announced its hour-by-hour schedule Thursday, and now it’s up to festivalgoers to sort out their priorities for the festival Aug. 1-3 in Grant Park.
The headliner faceoffs (Arctic Monkeys vs. Eminem on Aug. 1, Calvin Harris and...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:20 PM
It’s become an annual rite of the Cannes Film Festival -- Harvey Weinstein presents his upcoming movies to journalists and international distributors at an upfront presentation of sorts on the festival’s first Friday.
And it’s become...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 9:17 AM
3-day general admission passes for the 2014 Lollapalooza music festival are sold out.
You can still purchase VIP or Platinum passes at lollapalooza.com.
Lollapalooza returns to Grant Park Aug. 1-3. Chicago Tribune's Greg Kot reported last week that...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 9:50 AM
FX’s new animated series “Chozen” should have broken new ground.
The show about a gay white rapper hoping to break into the industry could have helped shift a genre that’s decades behind in embracing equality.
| Jan 15, 2014
| 6:06 PM
Beyonce, "Beyonce" (Columbia)
Though she certainly doesn't need the press, Beyonce's self-titled new album is a daring, and notable, pop album. Through 14 tracks and 17 accompanying music videos, the Houston-raised singer proves that she still rules not...